Accepting Terms of Service
By using Songfacts.com ("Songfacts", the "Service") you signify your agreement to these terms of service. Songfacts reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to change or modify portions of these Terms at any time.
About The Service
Songfacts has a team of writers and researchers, and also provides forums for discussion based on music and related topics, and areas for registered users to comment on songs and artists. Songfacts grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents. No portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent.
With the exception of search engine bots, the use of data-mining/extraction software or bots by any company that is not collecting data for a search engine is strictly forbidden.
You agree not to collect any account names, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Service (comments, forums) for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Service with respect to their content.
You are solely responsible for all information, including text, graphics, photographs, videos, music, sound and data ("User Content"), that you upload, post or otherwise transmit using the Service. You represent and warrant that the User Content distributed by you through the Service will not violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including any intellectual property rights, and that anything you present will not contain unlawful, threatening, defamatory or inappropriate material. Songfacts may terminate Service to any member that does not conform with these terms and conditions.
By submitting content to Songfacts, you hereby grant Songfacts a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, and display the Content in connection with the Service and our successors' and affiliates' business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels, including social media. You also grant each user of the Service a non-exclusive license to access your Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, and display such Content as permitted through the functionality of the Service and under these Terms of Service.
You agree to indemnify and hold Songfacts, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, and other partners, harmless from any alleged claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the Terms, or your violation of any rights of another, whether you are a registered user or not.
The terms "Songfacts" and "Artistfacts," and other Songfacts graphics, logos and designs, are the trademarks of Songfacts, LLC. The Content on the Service, and the trademarks, are owned by or licensed to Songfacts, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights.
Songfacts may terminate a user's access to the Service or delete user's account if the user is determined to be a repeat infringer.
Songfacts reserves the right to decide whether Content violates these Terms of Service for reasons other than copyright infringement. Songfacts may at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion, remove any Content and/or terminate a user's account for submitting material in violation of these Terms of Service.
The Service, or relevant third parties, may provide links to other web sites or resources. Songfacts has no control over such sites and resources; you acknowledge and agree that Songfacts is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.
If you believe that your work has been displayed on Songfacts in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your copyright rights have otherwise been violated in connection with the Service, please provide Songfacts' Copyright Agent with:
1) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
2) A description of the material that is claimed to be infringing.
3) A link to where the material is located.
4) You contact information: address, telephone number and email.
5) A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
6) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Songfacts' designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is 66 Simonds Ave, Canton, CT 06019. Email: email@example.com.
Please note that any video content that displays the YouTube logo or which is provided via the YouTube player is provided to you by YouTube and comes from YouTube's servers, which Songfacts does not control. If you have a complaint concerning any video content made available on Songfacts that is provided by YouTube, please contact YouTube directly in accordance with copyright policies at: http://www.youtube.com/t/terms.
You use the service is at your sole risk. The service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Songfacts expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.
Songfacts makes no warranty that (i) the Service will meet your requirements, (ii) the Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Service will be accurate or reliable, or (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations.
Songfacts does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the Service or any hyperlinked website or service.
Limitation of Liability
You expressly understand and agree that Songfacts shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if Songfacts has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use the service; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the service; (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the service; or (v) any other matter relating to the service.
Updated: November 28, 2016
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